From creation to Mary Magdalene, Barbara E. Reid offers convincing alternatives to sexist interpretations of scripture.
woman at the well
No one from the outside can fully grasp the inner workings of any marriage. Even those inside sometimes find themselves lonely and strangers.
Respectable women made their trips to the well in the morning, not at noon.
This is not a metaphorical desert. Left alone here at high noon, Jesus could die without water.